Lincoln-based digital agencies Wallbreaker and Pocket Sergeant have been shortlisted as finalists for the Digital Entrepreneur Awards, the long-standing tech awards celebrating the best digital talent in the UK.
Now in their fifteenth year, the Digital Entrepreneur Awards, sponsored by British technology firm UKFast, celebrate Britain’s online offering and cover a wide range of digital categories, from Online Retailer of the Year and Best Mobile App to the esteemed Digital Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Wallbreaker is an industry-leading video production company, nominated for Most Innovative use of Video or Animation. The video production company specialises in engaging with audiences, enhancing brands and exceeding expectations.
Pocket Sergeant, a mobile app designed for police officers, staff and other others that work within the criminal justice system, is shortlisted for Best Mobile App. The app offers quick and easy access to a multitude of information, allowing users to better understand the law.
Luke Winter, director at Wallbreaker said: “It is an absolute honour to have been chosen as a finalist at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards 2019. We entered our 2018 Christmas video campaign for the Most Innovative Use of Video & Animation category due to the enormous ROI we experienced and are totally thrilled and humbled to be shortlisted alongside our fellow finalists who are major UK agencies.
“This nomination has made the whole team here at Wallbreaker feel that the work we’re doing in the video marketing scene is making a real impact.”
On the judging panel for this year’s awards is Jacqueline de Rojas, President of techUK and co-chair of the Institute of Coding. A Non-Executive Director for both Rightmove and Costain, de Rojas is hugely a well-respected figure in the technology and digital sector.
The judging panel also includes Vikas Shah, CEO of Swiscot Group; Susie Ma, founder and CEO of Tropic Skincare; Naomi Timperley, co-founder of Tech North Advocates; and Lawrence and Gail Jones, co-founders of hosting firm and DEA headline sponsor UKFast.
Judge Jacqueline de Rojas said: “The DEAs are a great way for businesses to shine the spotlight on their innovation teams and to showcase the incredible ideas fuelling the UK as a digital nation of significance.
“I believe that acknowledgement fuels motivation. Businesses that enter are the ones that try harder, fail faster, win bigger.
“The UK is a hotbed for creating great tech businesses, fueled by brilliant innovators. The opportunity to see who is writing our digital future is exciting and the DEAs lift the lid on what’s coming next!”
The Digital Entrepreneur Awards ceremony takes place at the Principal Hotel in the heart of Manchester on 21st November.